American Furniture & Decorative Arts
American Militia Canteen, New England, c. 1830s, blue-painted "cheesebox"-style canteen with red-painted turned wood spout and iron wire suspension cord keepers, front of canteen has painted red oval cartouche bordered in white with white painted inscription "No 9," (imperfections),dia. 7 in.
Minor cracks at peg holes and 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. loss of band at bottom rear.
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